Quality and Safety

HP healthcare computer
By Jeff Lagasse 10:28 am March 05, 2018
HP has lifted the curtain on a spate of new healthcare devices, each specifically designed to address the next generation of patient care, The new portfolio was revealed at the HIMSS18 conference in Las Vegas on Monday.
healthcare social determinants
By Mike Miliard 12:12 pm March 02, 2018
Its new risk score harnesses clinically-validated information from non-clinical settings, enabling health systems to better manage their 30-day readmission risks.
value-based care

Wolters Kluwer Health CEO Diana Nole

By Jessica Davis 01:47 pm February 27, 2018
While value-based care is often seen as a challenge, Diana Nole feels it’s an opportunity to shift into improving outcomes and improving quality.

A traditional Chinese medicine hall in China.

By Mike Miliard 04:19 pm February 26, 2018
The company plans to broaden its knowledge of traditional Eastern healing techniques, creating a taxonomy for its Embase biomedical literature database. 
By Dave Muoio 09:32 am February 23, 2018
The partnership will use AI to uncover risk predictors for the most common conditions experienced during hospital stays and work to improve care.
3M, Verily, to unveil performance matrix at HIMSS18

Jason Burke is the vice president of Data Informatics, 3M Health Information Systems.

By Susan Morse 09:20 am February 23, 2018
Demonstrations will show how the marriage of clinical and claims data in risk-adjusted algorithms can improve quality and reduce cost.
Boston Children's joins research network to gain access to patient data

Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:21 pm February 22, 2018
The hospital says the TriNetX network gives its patients the chance to participate in clinical trials they otherwise might not know exist.
Clinical decision support

Blackford Middleton, chief informatics and innovation officer at Apervita, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8. Credit: Apervita Twitter

By Mike Miliard 01:58 pm February 22, 2018
At HIMSS18, longtime health informaticist Blackford Middleton will show how CDS can be deployed online and via SMART on FHIR apps and shared across EHRs nationwide.
Trump Affordable Care Act
By Bernie Monegain 01:04 pm February 22, 2018
The administration said the burden these programs put on doctors and hospitals has led to consolidation, which reduces competition and drives prices higher.
Sponsored by
By BD 11:23 am February 22, 2018
Nicole Wilson, RN, MSN, CPHIMS, clinical marketing manager of medication management solutions at BD, offers her insight on the HIMSS Analytics 2017 Medication Management and Safety Study.

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